Sep 9, 2021

Is that you, God? Or the Devil, my own?
I’ll meet you both gladly and treat you the same
does that pass the test? I wonder, will I be offered your home?
be it heaven or hell God
Purgatory’s my home

Do you believe in Heaven and Hell? In many…

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Aug 21, 2021

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Aug 17, 2021

a poem of sorts|perhaps a prayer

Your Brothers and Sisters
Fathers and Mothers
Sons and Daughters
Friends and Neighbours
Samaritans?

Outcast, Unclean
Witches Burnt?
Whores left un-stoned?

Remorseless Pity
Souls once Purged

Photo by Egor Myznik on Unsplash

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poetry of sorts

through the raging storm
in the eye
a human sigh
whispering on the wind
unheard by all
above the braying mob
by all
but you

such a sigh
begging
the question, of you
the listener
God, or something
simply human

thought

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Matthew Bottomley

Matthew Bottomley

analyst, strategist, activist, philosopher and poet — a guy, from England, dreaming of humanity.